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Rhett Farber and Howie Snyder are a team of 30 Year China Veterans on The Amazing Race: China Rush 2.



  • Age: 52
  • Hometown: Shanghai
  • Connection to Teammate: Friend
  • Current Occupation: Senior Consultant


  • Age: 49
  • Hometown: Beijing
  • Connection to Teammate: Friend
  • Current Occupation: Project Manager

Americans living separately in China for over 30 years. Both consultants in their respective fields, Howie and Rhett became friends during a cleansing retreat in Thailand. Their shared 3-decade history in Asia, fluency in Mandarin and similar outlooks on life, have made them life-long friends. Known by other teams as the "Wise Guys", they are also entertainers, "jogglers" and all around jokesters.

The Amazing Race: China Rush 2

Race History

Rhett & Howie's Race History
Episode Leg Destination(s) Detour Choice
Placement Notes
1 1 Shanghai → Zhejiang Hang Out / Dig In Unknown 5 of 11 [1]
2 2 Zhejiang → Jiangxi Hunters / Gatherers Howie 6 of 10
3 3 Jiangxi → Fujian Wheels / Peels Rhett 4 of 9
4 4 Fujian → Guangdong Chasing Chickens / Dancing Lions Rhett 5 of 8 [2]
5 5 Guangdong → Hunan Look / Listen Howie 7 of 7
6 6 Hunan → Chongqing Roll It / Ride It Howie 7 of 7
Average 5.67
     The team finished in first place
     The team finished in last place and was eliminated from the race
     The team finished in last place in a non-elimination leg
     The team that won The Amazing Race
     The team that crossed the Finish Line second
     The team that crossed the Finish Line third
The team used the Fast Forward pass
> The team used the Yield
< Recipient of the Yield
The team used the U-Turn
Recipient of the U-Turn
The team that used the second slot of the "Double U-Turn"
Recipient of a second U-Turn due to the "Double U-Turn" twist

1: Leg 1 contained an unaired Roadblock. It is unknown whether Rhett or Howie performed the Roadblock.
2: Rhett was unable to complete the Roadblock and elected to take a 2-hour penalty.


External links

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